Bikini Berlin unveils origami installation

Visual artist Mademoiselle Maurice has designed a vibrantly coloured installation at Bikini Berlin concept shopping mall in Berlin, Germany. Entitled 'When the sky meets the earth!', the 140 sq m installation consists of 5,700 colourful origami models attached to 140 ropes and 4,000 wooden sticks.

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Research reveals how supermarkets control our speed of walking

A study by Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) has found that supermarkets can control our walking speed when shopping by changing the pattern or markings on the floor. The study demonstrates that retail managers can persuade customers to walk at the ideal pace, either quicker or slower, on their shopping trip, by altering lines and patterns.

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White Rose shopping centre announces extension plans

To mark the 20th anniversary of White Rose Shopping Centre in Leeds, owner Land Securities has announced plans to introduce a major 6,038 sq m leisure-led indoor and outdoor entertainment extension.

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St James's Market welcomes The Paper Aviary

A special public art installation has arrived at St James's Market in London in the form of The Paper Aviary, featuring more than 100 multicoloured birds. This is the latest exhibition organised by The Crown Estate for the beautiful walnut and gold leaf pavilion designed by Studio Weave.

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£8 million investment begins at Queensgate in Peterborough

Work has commenced on an £8 million refurbishment programme at Queensgate shopping centre in Peterborough. Designed by Benoy, the extensive changes will include new lighting, doors, redesigned cladding, ceilings and internal finishes to create a bright more modern and contemporary look.

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